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Old woman's head, wearing a bonnet, turned partly to right, eyes downcast: PD.166-1963.f.133

Object information

Titles

Old woman's head, wearing a bonnet, turned partly to right, eyes downcast

Maker(s)

Bloemaert, Abraham (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Thomas Dawson, Baron Dartrey (1725-1813) [Bookplate]; ?Richard Thomas Dawson; William Esdaile; C. Fairfax Murray, sold Sotheby's, 2-3 December 1920, lot 156, bt. Reader; / Anon. Sale, Sotheby's, 30 April 1937, lot 22, bt. Colnaghi for Sir Bruce Ingram (£90.0.0)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Brown ink
White bodycolour
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 230 mm Width 169 mm
Drawn Circle Diameter 129 mm
Leaf Height 397 mm Width 301 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk, pen and brown ink, highlights in white, some lines incised, whithin drawn brown ink circle and red chalk rectangle, surrounded by ink line on laid paper washed in blue, stuck to album leaf, cut to show verso of support which bears red chalk offset

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 129
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.166-1963.f.133
Primary reference Number: 81619
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Old woman's head, wearing a bonnet, turned partly to right, eyes downcast" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/81619 Accessed: 2022-06-25 15:19:32

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